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McGovern departs DLA Distribution Corpus Christi and Autrey takes command
Army Lt. Col. Justin McGovern, left, outgoing commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, transferred leadership to incoming Army Lt. Col. Cody Autrey during a change of command ceremony May 7.
May 7, 2021 - Texas native Army Lt. Col. Cody Autrey took command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, from outgoing commander Army Lt. Col. Justin McGovern in a change of command ceremony May 7.

DLA Aviation hosts Industry Day June 8-9
Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosts its first virtual Industry Day June 8-9, 2021. Suppliers are invited to the opening sessions, may participate in 14 sessions addressing acquisition and supply chain topics and can showcase their capabilities via a “bring your own booth” virtual display. (DLA Graphic by Paul Crank).
May 7, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is holding its first virtual Industry Day June 8-9. The theme is ‘From a Challenging Year to Unprecedented Opportunities: Opening the Door to Virtual Accessibility.”

DLA reservists support vaccine cold-chain management
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Joint Reserve Force member Army Maj. Kristen Johnson analyzes a temperature monitor at Naval Support Activity Philadelphia April 28, 2021.
May 7, 2021 - Reservists at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are helping monitor COVID-19 vaccine temperatures as the agency ships thousands of doses to Defense Department employees outside the continental United States and the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet amid warmer weather.

Industry association leaders get 2020 Supplier Survey results, new DLA Strategic Plan details
The Defense Logistics Agency held an Industry Association Leaders Webinar May 5, 2021, that covered results of the 2020 Suppliers Survey, demand planning projections and the new 2016-2026 Strategic Plan.
May 7, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency is upping its game in how it understands industry and leverages data to improve processes, the DLA vice director told leaders of 13 industry associations in a May 5 webinar that also focused on 2020 Supplier Survey results and demand projections.  

LNOs build connections with Middle East energy partners
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Middle East Liaison Officer Jermon Henry assesses a Tactical Petroleum Terminal fuel bag at Defense Fuel Support Point Al Jaber, Kuwait. Henry and fellow LNO Devon Williams visited DFSPs Camp Buehring, Ali Al Salem and Al Jaber between April 15-20 to continue to build and maintain customer relationships with suppliers and customers in the region. Photo by Devon Williams
May 6, 2021 - Building connections with Kuwait and Oman suppliers and industry partners, DLA Energy liaison officers conducted site visits in April to learn more about challenges and unique energy needs of the Middle East region.

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM employee champions women’s causes through pageantry
Andrea Forester, a program manager for DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM’s Business Management Office, poses for a photo with her 4-year-old daughter Evangeline, 2-year-old son Declan and husband Michael. As Mrs. Florida, she will compete June 10-12, 2021, for the Mrs. U.S. Continental title. Courtesy photo
May 5, 2021 - Andrea Forester from DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM will compete for the Mrs. U.S. Continental title in June with the goal of helping women gain economic independence and personal growth through nonprofits like Dress for Success and EmpowHERment.

DLA takes center stage during virtual Small Business Networking Session
Tracy Hart, Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services director of contracting, briefs small businesses during the Coffee & Contracting virtual networking event April 28, 2021.
May 3, 2021 - DLA provides Michigan small businesses with networking tools and educates them on government purchasing and selling capabilities.

DLA provides critical supplies to USAID for India pandemic response
Airmen assigned to the 60th Aerial Port Squadron strap down cargo April 28, 2021, in the 60th APS Warehouse at Travis Air Force Base, California. The Defense Logistics Agency is providing rapid test kits, N95 masks and oxygen concentrators to the U.S. Agency for International Development in support of the effort. Photo by Air Force Senior Airman Jonathon Carnell
April 30, 2021 - Rapid COVID-19 tests and N95 masks are among initial supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency being flown to India as part of the U.S. government’s effort to help meet urgent health needs there.

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